Loads of ideas and inspiration to get you started writing poetry in any situation.
Useful tips about how to perform a poem.
A checklist to help you organise a poetry competition.
A technical guide for teachers showing in detail how poetry sits within the Curriculum for Excellence (used in Scottish schools). Includes Literacy and English Experiences and Outcomes.
Classroom resource about the poem Song for Yacine Mbaye by Senegalise poet Leopold Sedar Senghor. Activities in this resource are aimed at pupils in lower secondary school (S1–S3). Curriculum levels 3 and 4.
A poster resource to use in conjunction with the Poet in the Past resource pack.
A classroom resource pack about writing poems about historic buildings. P3 to S4. Pack includes printable worksheets.
Classroom resources for English, literacy and cross-curricular activities based on four of Michael Rosen’s poems. Curriculum levels 2 and 3.
Classroom resource about the poem My Dreams Often Humble Themselves by Kuwaiti poet Saadiah Mufarreh. Activities in this resource are aimed at pupils in upper secondary school (S4–S6).
Classroom and teachers resource pack relating to World War 1. This pack contains practical ideas and tips for activity for the age-ranges P6-S2 and S3-S6.
Classroom resource for the poem Hedge Sparrows by Richard Price. Activities in this resource are aimed at pupils in upper primary school (P5–P7).
Learning resource for two poems about fabric (“The Sari” and “Mother”) from Pakistan and Hungary. Activities in this resource are aimed at pupils in upper secondary